Galway

The information contained in the Planet Youth Galway Reports is presented here in the Galway section of the website. The reports contain the responses of 2,613 pupils who sat the Junior Certificate in Galway in June 2018. The survey was conducted in October 2018 after their return to school. The data gives an interesting insight into the lives of young people and what’s it’s like growing up in Galway at the moment. It also shows some information on the risk and protective factors in their social environment.

Substance Use

Substance Use

47%
Pupils in Galway who have been drunk once or more in their lifetime

Leisure Time

Leisure Time

15%
Pupils in Galway who were outside after midnight once or more in the past week

Wellbeing Indicators

Wellbeing Indicators

22%
Pupils in Galway who report feeling nervousness often in the past week

Parents & Family

Parents & Family

69%
Pupils in Galway say it is easy to discuss personal affairs with their parents

School

School

85%
Pupils in Galway who often or almost always feel safe at school